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The Reality of Heaven

Whenever I preach about what the Bible says about Hell, it is a heart wrenching topic. When I preach about Hell I want to think about Heaven. The great struggle in modern Christianity is that both of these great teachings … Continue reading

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Where do I Find My Security? (Part 1)

Storms. Here in central Iowa we have plenty of them. It doesn’t matter if it is wind, rain, hail, or flood waters, they all surprise us with their power. It doesn’t even really matter how often it happens, we are … Continue reading

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All in for Jesus

In poker there is a term that I have heard that means you are risking everything: All in. I don’t know if you use it in other games of chance (I’m not a gambler, so I am no expert), but … Continue reading

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At Calvary – Episode 74 – Letting God Drive

Who gets to drive the car of your life? This week, our group thinks a little deeper about letting God be in control. Can you imagine being a “back seat driver” to God? It seems ludicrous, but how often do … Continue reading

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Peace, Angst, and the American Way

The early Superman comics said that he stood for, “Truth, justice, and the American way.” I think that we could say that today Americans might stand for peace, angst and the American way. We say we want peace. Yet we choose angst. Continue reading

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Fear & Hope

Fear is all around us. We watch scary movies. We are afraid because of terrorists, diseases, and natural disasters. We are afraid for our children, our parents, ourselves. So when we read in the Scriptures to not be afraid, it can appear to be a pipe dream. What is this power that God seems to think we have to not be afraid? That power is hope! Continue reading

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In God We Trust… Not just a slogan

Trust matters. Trust is at the heart of so much of our lives. It is why we will buy a car from one dealer and not another. It is why we will pick a slightly more expensive paint over another. … Continue reading

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God’s Invitation to Us Comes Each Day

There is a sweet reality – God never sleeps. I do. He doesn’t. So, if I need Him at 2 AM, He is awake. If I wake before the sparrows, He is awake. If my day is packed, He is ready for me. If my day is free, He has all the time in the world. Continue reading

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Be Ready

Mark 13:37 What I say to you I say to all, ‘ Be on the alert! Are you ready for Jesus to come back? No, I am not asking if your bags are packed. Nor am I asking if your … Continue reading

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Faith, Hope, And How They’re Connected

This week let’s think about walking in faith. There are times that it is easy and times that it is hard. It is easy to walk in faith in the areas that you don’t really feel threatened. For most of … Continue reading

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